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OPISTHOBRANCH NEMSLETTER Volume 13, Number 5, 

2525 MEYER, KANIAULONO BAILEY, September, 1972 
Opisthobranch Newsletter, 4(9):48-49. 

2526 MIENIS, HENK K., October 1975- Type Specimens of Opisthobranchia 



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(including Py r'amidellidae ) in the Zoological* Museum of the Hebrew Universi 
'. Type Specimens of Taxa Described by Giorgio S. Coen. 
Newsletter, 7(10):49-50. 

HENK K., 1976. A Review of the Occurrence of Indo-Pacific 
in the Mediterranean Sea. Opisthobranch Newsletter, 8(9- 






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of 

The Nautilus, 

2531 RAHAT 
Elysia 

2532 
hosting 

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1972. Der chemische Sinne der Nudibranchier (Gastropoda, 
Revue Suisse de Zoologie, 79:1333-1379- 
1979- Recommendatioji for unifying the descriptions of 

figs. 
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of Jerusalem. 1 
Opisthobranch 

2527 MIENIS, 
Opisthobranchs 
10):26-27. 

2528 NAVONI, L., 
Opisthobranchia) . 

2529 ORTEA J.Ac 
Doto Oken, 1915. Opisthobranch Newsletter, 1 1 ("i]f-6 7: 1 0-12, 

2530 POORMAN, LEROY H. & DAVID K. MULLINER, April 30, 1981. A New Species 
Crosslandia ( Nudibranchia: Dendronotacea ) from the Gulf of California. 

95(2):96-99; figs. 1-6. [C. daedali sp. nov.] 
M., 1976. Direct development of symbiotic chloroplasts in 
timida (Mollusca: Opisthobranchia). Israel J- Zool., 25:186-193- 
RAHAT, M. & E. B.-I. MONSELISE. 1980. Phytobiology of the chloroplast 
mollusc Elysia timida (Opisthobranchia). J. exp. Biol., 79:225-233- 

ROBILLIARD, GORDON A., September. 1973. Collection, Organization, and 

Presentation of Ecological Data on Opisthobranchs. Opisthobranch 
Newsletter. 5(9):57 

2534 EOGlNSKAYA, I.S., October 11, 1979. [ Opisthobranch^ate Kollusca from 
Cape Kanin Nos with notes on ecology.] Ecology of the Sea Shelf Benthic 
Fauna and Flora. Academy of Sciences of the USSR, P. P. Shirshov Institute 
of Oceanology, pp. 93-103, 141-142 [English summary]; pis. 1-3- [Russian; 
English summary; Limapontia cocksi, Ancula cristata, Doto sp., Eubranchus 
exiguus ] 

2535 ROS, JOANDOMfiNEC, 1980. Estrategias ecologicas en los 
Opisthobranquios . Com. Prim. Congr. Nac. Malac, Madrid., pp 
4; tbls. 1-2. [Spanish; English summary] 

2536 SCOTESE, J., 1978. Fine structure and photocytological changes of the 
retina of the ascoglossan mollusc Costasiella lilianae (Marcus): a 
cytochemical and histochemical analysis. M.S. Thesis, Florida Institute of 
Technology, Melbourne, 78 pp. 

2537 SIMPSON, STEPHEN, [Photography by James Lance] February, 
20,000 Hues Under the Sea. Southern California Seacoast, 2(3):3 
color photos, [plus 1 photo on page 4] 

2538 SPHON, GALE G., 1972. An Annotated Checklist of the Nudibranchs and 
their Allies from the West Coast of North America. Opisthobranch Newsletter, 



85-93; figs. 1- 



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2539 STEPHENS, LINDA L. 
for Rearing Opisthobranch 

2540 STIRTS, H.M., 1980. _.._ 
(Opisthobranchia: Gastropoda) 
Technology, Melbourne, 120 pp. 

2541 STORCH, V., 1971. Biogene 



& J.E. BLANKENSHIP, September 1973- A Technique 
Larvae. Opisthobranch Newsletter, 5(9):51- 
Chloroplast symbiosis in tectibranch ascoglossans 
Ph. D. dissertation, Florida Institute of 

Amine in Re zeptororganen von Gastropoden 



( Prosobranchia , Opisthobranchia). Zeitschrift fflr Zellf or schung und 



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und Funktion der 
Zellf orschung und 



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mikroskopische Anatomic, 115:94-99 

2542 STORCH, V. & U. WELSCH, 1969. Uber Bau 
Nudibranchier-Rhinophoren . Zeitschrift fSr 
mikroskopische Anatomic, 97:528-536. 

2543 SWITZER-DUNLAF, M., 1975- Symbiosis between algal chloroplasts 
the mollusc Plakobranchus ocellatus van Hassell (Sacoglossa: 
Opisthobranchia). Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 167 Pl! 

2544 TAYLOR, DENNIS L., 1971- Symbiosis between the chloroplasts of 
Griffithsia flosculosa (Rhodophyta) and Hermaea bifida (Gastropoda: 
Opisthobranchia). Pubbl. Staz. Zool. Napoli, 39:116-120. 

2545 THOMPSON, T.E., April 1, 1981. Redescription of a Rare North Atlantic 
Doridacean Nudibranch, Aegires sublaevis Odhner. The Veliger, 23(4):315- 
316, 2 text figs. 

2546 TRENCH, RICHARD K., J.E. BOYLE & D.C. SMITH, 1973- The association 
between chloroplasts of Codium fragile and the mollusc Elysia viridis. II. 
Chloroplast ultrastructure and carbon fixation in E. viridis. Proc. R. Soc. 
Lond. B. Biol. Sci., 184:63-81. 

2547 TRENCH, R.K. & S. OLHORST, 1976. The stability of chloroplasts from 
siphonaceous algae in symbiosis with sacoglossan molluscs. New Phytol., 
76:99-109- 

2548 WEAVER, S. & K.B. CLARK, 1981. Light Intensity and Color Preferences 
of Five Ascoglossan ( =Sacoglossan ) Molluscs (Gastropoda: Opisthobranchia): 
a Comparison of Chloroplast-Symbiotic and Aposymbiotic Species. " - • 
Physiol., 7:297-306; figs. 1-3; tbl. 1. -"-—--" - - - 
viridis, Tridachia crispata, Oxynoe 



Mar. Behav. 
[Costasiella lilianae, Elysia tuca, E. 
antillarum, Berthelinia caribbea] 



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Illustration at right 

Tarimga aivicia Marcus & Marcus, 1967 

Dravong by D.W. Behrens 

The Opistbobranch Newsletter is published by Steven J. Long, 359 Roycroft Ave, Long Beach, 
California 90814 USA. Telephone 213-439-2028. Subscription rates are $15-00 per year for 
individuals and $17-50 per year for institutions. Back volumes are available at $10.00 per 
volume. Microfiche (24X redfuction) of back volumes are $5-00 per volume. 

PAPEl 

RANGE EXTENSIONS OF NORTHEASTERN PACIFIC OPISTHOBRANCHS. by Jeff Hamann, 211 Southern Rd., El 
Cajon, CA 92020. , 

The geographical ranges of fourteen species of Opistbobranch molluscs are extended beyond 
those reported by Behrens (198O) and McDonald & Nybakken (198I). The author acknowledges the 
assistance of David W. Behrens in the preparation of this paper. 

Order Pleurobranchomorpha ■ 

Tylodima fueglna Puerto Vallarta, Sonora, Mexico ^ ■ 

February 26, 1979 Collected below the thermocline at 30' 
Order Nudibranchia . 

Suborder Doridacea . - 

Archidoris montLereyensis Punta Cabras, Mexico 

June 30, 1980 Intertidal 
Cbromodoris macfarlandi Cedros Island, Mexico 

August 24, 1980 10-20' 
Hallaxa cbani La Jolla, California 

June, 1980 Intertidal 
Suborder Dendronotacea 
Dendronotus subramosus Punta Cabras, Mexico 

June 30, 1980 Intertidal 
Doto amyra Punta Cabras, Mexico 

June 30, 1980 Intertidal 
Doto kya Punta Cabras, Mexico 

August 24, 1980 60' 
Suborder Arminacea 
Antiopella barbarensis Loreto, Baja California, Mexico 

April 24, 1979 30' 
Suborder Aeolidacea 
Facelina stearnsi Isla Cedros, Mexico 

August 24, 1980 10' 
Flabellinopsis iodinea Bahia de Los Angeles, Baja California, Mexico 

Collected at 50', below the thermocline. 
Precuthona divae Point Loma, California 

July 4, 1980 70' 
Pbidiana pugnax Punta Cabras, Mexico 

June 30, 1980 Intertidal 
Spurilla olivae La Jolla, California i 

Yearly, common 
Trinchesia (Cuthona) lagunae Punta Cabras, Mexico 

June 30, 1980 Intertidal 

PEISONAL NOTES: 

From Jim Lance: "Some months ago I had the good fortune to be included in a Scripps 
Institution of Oceanography expedition to Islas Reviliagigedos — west Mexico's only oceanic 
island chain. This volcanic group, about 1500 km south of San Diego and 600 km west of 
mainland Mexico, consists of four principal islands with one, S.in Benedicto, having blown its 



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top about 30 years ago and remaining almost totally barren to this day. 

Our ship, the Alpha Helix, was until recently the flag vessel of the Scripps research fleet 
and was well equipped for investigations at sea. Althought our program was primarily oriented 
toward the collecting of algae and invertebrates for natural products chemistry research, ray 
14 collector /colleagues aboard were very cooperative in extending their activilies to help in a 
survey of the opistnobranch population from these and the more inshore Tres Marias Islands. 
Although we circled the islands from seaward, it was evident from observation, charts and 
enormous surf that intertidal or inshore collecting wouldn't prove feasible. Thus, most of our 
work was confined to offshore snorkel and SCUBA. In all, I was able to record only a rather 
disappointing 21 species consisting of 123 specimens. Still, 5 of those are undescribed and 
one, an elysoid sacoglossan. probably represents a new genus with affinites to both Caribbean 
and Indo-Pacific relatives." - Jim Lance. 

From Bob Burn: "The first two weeks of April, I spent with Fred Wells of the Western 
Australian Museum. Six days were taken up with field work in the Albany area of southern 
Western Australia, where we collected on soft bottoms, among seagrasses and on reef platforms 
with satisfying results. Albany is situated on King George Sound, an area visited and collected 
by Quoy and Gaimard in October 1826. These Frenchmen described several bubble shells from 
that locality — namely Liloa brevis, Akera bicincta, Adamnestia arachis and Bulla australis 
(now B. quoyii Gray). We were fortunate enough to find all except the third species. Tornatina 
apicluata Take also has its type locality in King George Sound, and a number of living 
specimens were found. 

Two range extensions are worth mentioning. Aplysia ^i^antea Sowerby 1869 was found 400 km 
further south and east than normal, and Crimora multidigitalis Burn 1957 was found 2500 km 
further west than previously reported." - Bob Burn. 

From Kikutaro Baba: "In March I visited New Zealand and Sydney for a short time. 
Fortunately I was able to speak with Dr. M.C. Miller of the Auckland University at his residence, 
and Dr. R.W. Rudman of the Australian Museum at his office. 

In May I tried again to study Melibe of Japan rather extensively. Possibly the most common 
form of our Melibe is referable to Melibe pilosa Pease, i860 in its wide sense, as some of the 
previous authors suggested. The types of M. papillosa (de Filippi, 1867) and M. vexillifera 
Bergh, 1880 seemed to be based both on juvenile specimens of M. pilosa Pease, i860 (s.l.). It is 
hoped, however, that the pilosa specimens from Hawaii will be studied in more detail by the 
local workers." - Kikutaro Baba 

CURRENT EVENTS: 

The Los Angeles Oceanic Society's Coastal Monitoring Conference, Seasons in the Sea, will 
held Saturday, June 13, 1981, at the Chace Park Community Building, Mindanao Way, Marina Del Rey, 
California. Several papers on marine life and marine features will be given. One paper by 
John Scotesi is entitled: Sea Hare Migration Phenomenon off Palos Verdes. Conference pre- 
registration is $3.00 per person. 

The fourteenth annual meeting of the Western Society of Malacologists will be held from June 
23, 1981, to June 26, 1981, at San Diego State University. Olmeca Hall will be the focal point for 
housing and some of the evening small gatherings. The actual meetings will be in Aztec Center 
Council Chamber. The following opisthobranch papers are scheduled for presentation: 

Thursday 8:45 AM Symposium: Recent Opisthobranch Research. James R. Lance, Scripps 
Institution of Oceanography, Chairman. 

8:50 AM - A new Species of Anisodoris with a discussion of the taxonomy of the subfamily 
Discodorididae. Sandra Millen, Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia. 

9:05 AM - The Yellow-Spot Disease of the Nudibranch Tritonia diomedea. Norman McLean, 
Department of Zoology, San Diego State University, and David Porter, Department of Botany, 
University of Georgia. 

9:30 AM - Chemical Defense in Nudibranchs. Roger P. Walker and Janice E. Thompson, University 
of California, San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography. 

10:15 AM - Coffee Break. 

10:30 AM - Comparative Zoogeography of Hawaiian and Pacific Basin Nudibranchs. Hans 
Bertsch, Associate, California Academy of Sciences. 

11:00 AM - Opisthobranch Information Resources. Steven J. Long. 

11:30 AM - Current Research in Opisthobranch/ Algae Symbiosis. James R. Lance, University of 
California, San Diego; Scripps Institution of Oceanography. 

At 7:00 PM on Wednesday, June 24, there will be a nudibranch slide show in the lobby of 
Olmeca Hall. 

Throughout the meeting there will be a display of opisthobranch photographic prints and a 
display of literature. In addition, my opisthobranch fiche library and computer system will be 
in a room at Olmeca Hall for use and demonstration along with microfiche readers and other 
equipment. 

IDJDMESS CHANGES AND CORRECTIONS: 

Gary McDonald, Long Marine Lab., University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064. 
EDITOR'S NOTE: 

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The Opisthobranch Newsletter is published by 
Steven J. Long, 359 Roycroft Ave, Long Beach, 
California 90bl4, USA. Telephone 213-^39-202«. 
Subscription rates are $15-00 per calendar year 
for individuals and $17.50 oer calendar year for 
institutions. The Opisthobranch Newsletter is 
issued in parts at irregular intervals as material 

becomes available. 

« « « » « 

EDITOR'S NOTE 

I apologize for the delay in publishing this 
issue of Opisthobranch Newsletter. I have been 
working for several months to complete an index 
for publication in the ON and have decided that it 
should be printed in draft form so that people can 
start using it and, hopefully, send additions and 
corrections. The wait should be worthwhile. 

Thanks to Dave Behrens, J. A. Ortea, Itaru 
Usuki, Terry GosHner, Malcolm Edmunds, William 
Jaeckle, R. Tucker Abbott, Joandomenec Ros, Hans 
Bertsch, Bob Burn, Sandra Millen, and others who 
have recently sent information for the ON. 

CURRENT EVENTS 

The Western Society of Malacologists, Recent 
Opisthobranch Research symposium, chaired by 
James Lance, included the following Opistho- 
branch papers presented on June 25, 1981: 

A new species of Anisodoris with a discussion 
of the taxonomy of the family Discodorididae. 



Sandra Millen. 

The Yellow-Spot Disease of trie Kudibranch 
Tritonia dlomedea. Norman McLean, Dep':'.'-tment of 
Zoology, San Diego State University, ^nu David 
Porter. 

Chemical Defense in Nudibranchs. Roger ". 
Walker and Jrnice E. Thcmpscn, 

Comparative Zoogeography of Hawaiian and 
Pacific Basin Nudibranchs. Hans Bertsch. 

Opisthobranch Information Resources. Steven 
J, Long. 

The slide show included Pacific Coast, south 
sea, and Gulf of California opisthobrannhs. 
Opisthobranch people attending included James 
Lance, Dave Muliiner, Ron Velarde, Patti Mastan, 
Steve Long, Kans Bertsch, Jeff Karaann, Pat 
LaFollette, Sandra Millen, & Howard Katzraan- 

PAPER 

Range Extensions of Several Opisthobranchs 

from Humboldt County, California 

by 

William Jaeckle 

Recent publications (Behrens, 198O; McDonald 
and Nybakken, 19o1 ) have contributed signifi- 
cantly to our knowledge of the biology of 
opisthobranch molluscs from the Northeast 
Pacific. However, because of the paucity of 
published accounts from northern California and 
Oregon, the zoogeographioal information within 
these works is, in several cases, inaccurate. 
Historically, studies of opisthobranch molluscs 
have centered around two geographical regions: 
from Boaega Bay, California to Baja California, 
Mexico, and from nortnwest Washington to 
northwest British Columbia, Canada. The reported 
distributions of the species present in the 
littoral zone reflect the intensity of study in 
these regions. Unfortunately, few data are 
available from the area between these two 
regions. This paper presents new distributional 
data for ten n'udibranch species from Humboldt 
County, California (figure 1). 








8 Km 

figure 1 

Humboldt County, California